Beliefs Underlying Dog Owners' Health Care Behaviors: Results from a Large, Self-Selected, Internet Sample

@inproceedings{Rohlf2012BeliefsUD,
  title={Beliefs Underlying Dog Owners' Health Care Behaviors: Results from a Large, Self-Selected, Internet Sample},
  author={Vaness I. Rohlf and Pauleen Bennett and Samia Toukhsati and Grahame J Coleman},
  year={2012}
}
ABSTRACTVarious behaviors must be performed by owners to promote good health for their dogs. The aim in this study was to use the results of an online survey, completed by 1,016 self-selected, Australian dog owners, to investigate relationships between demographic factors, beliefs, dog–owner relationship variables, and the performance of health-promoting behaviors. Specific behaviors examined included the provision of annual vaccinations and health checkups by a veterinarian, regular grooming… CONTINUE READING

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